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[G-Shock Old Alternative] DW-6500 started in 1994 and how’s it going now?

DW-6500 started in 1994…

With the following Technical Specs / 1161

  • Impact resistant structure (shock resist)
  • Water resistant to 20 bar
  • Resin band
  • Atmospheric pressure measurement function (measurement range: 600 hPa to 1100 hPa), barometric pressure trend display (memory and graph display of changes for the past 18 hours), barometric pressure memo, barometric pressure difference change graph display
  • Altitude measurement function: Relative altimeter (measurement range: -4000 m to 4000 m), maximum altitude memory, altitude alarm
  • Water depth measurement function: (Measurement range: 0 m to 30 m), maximum water depth memory, water depth alarm
  • Stopwatch (1/100 second, 24-hour counter, with split)
  • 3 multi-alarms, time signal
  • Auto calendar
  • 12/24 hour system display switching
  • LED light
  • Accuracy: Average monthly difference ± 15 seconds
  • Battery life: about 2 years

We think the next modern G-Shock Watches have a strong origin with DW-6500 and you may easily buy them:

G-Shock GW-9200

GW-9200J-1

G-Shock GWN-Q1000

GWN-Q1000-1A

G-Shock GWF-D1000

GWF-D1000-1

GWF-D1000 Profile
Average Amazon Price: $700 (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 2016
Lineup: PROFESSIONAL (G-Shock Professional Line includes watches that can really help you survive under hard, tough conditions. They are well equipped and have the best tough specs.) All G-Shock Professional Watches →
Best for: Big Wrists, Top in G-Shock Lookbooks
The most distinctive specs:
ISO 200 meters Water Resistance (good for swimming and professional diving)
Tough Solar (CASIO’s original solar-charging system converts not only sunlight but also light from fluorescent lamps and other sources into power)
Radio-controlled Watch; Multi band 6 (additional way for time sync. This watch receives time calibration radio signals that keep the displayed time accurate)
Digital compass (measures and displays direction as one of 16 points)
Thermometer (can measure and display the outside temperature in a range from -10 C to 60 C)
Barometer (measures the air pressures and displays tendencies in the weather)
Altimeter (The electronic mechanism “estimates” the altitude based on the air pressure)
Depth Meter (Underwater depth measurement up to 80 meters (in 10 cm units))
Diving Mode (Dive start time, dive time, minimum water temperature, maximum depth)
Ascent rate alarm (alerts you when the rate of ascent is 10 meters per minute or faster)
Moon data (moon age of the specific date)
Tide graph (tide level for specific date and time)
Other colors and full specs: GWF-D1000 Wiki Page
Only Limited Editions: GWF-D1000 Limited Editions

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